With Worlds AIDS Day still on our minds, we reflect back on 7 Black pioneers throughout history in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

As we commemorate World AIDS Day today, stay informed with 10 important facts we think our people should know when it comes to the virus.

World AIDS Day is Sunday Dec. 1. Bishop Oliver Clyde Allen III serves on Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms LGBT Advisory Board; and is the Southern Region Vice Chair officer of the DNC LGBTQ Caucus Advisory Board. He is an advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness. At the end of 2018 there were approximately 37.9 million people living […]

Every year over 2 million people become infected with HIV/AIDS. But, there’s still a huge stigma surrounding the virus. Deborah Cox has joined with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and will be performing at one of their 4 World AIDS Day concerts. Cox says she became involved with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation because AIDS is “still […]

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(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) I mentioned to a friend, a gay man nearing 60, that World AIDS Day, which has been observed on Dec. 1 since 1988, was almost upon us. He had no idea that World AIDS Day still exists. This […]

In honor of World AIDS Day The Debbie Allen Dance Academy has partnered with AIDS Healthcare Foundation. They’ll be hosting Keeping the Promise-1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance, tonight at the Apollo Theater today. Debbie Allen tells the TJMS crew that the event is “going to be glorious.” Allen says that she lost […]


Prince Harry joined Rihanna in her native Barbados on Wednesday (Nov. 30) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the island’s independence from British rule, as well as the Barbados National HIV/AIDS Commission’s “Man Aware” event on Thursday (Dec. 1), The pair both got tested for HIV to show folks how easy it is, although Harry […]

Deya Direct reflects on her family’s experiences with HIV/AIDS and how one student helped repair her relationship with her own father. Listen below. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

In honor of World AIDs Day, Jasmine Sanders discusses the HIV/AIDs virus, what has changed about it since the 80s and what we can do to fight it now. Click on the audio player to hear them in this edition of The Jazzy Report on The D.L. Hughley Show. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley […]

The HIV/AIDs virus is a serious disease, but with awareness, prevention and treatment is easier than ever before. In honor of World AIDs Day, hear are ten myths and misconceptions about HIV/AIDs that you should be aware of now! Click on the audio player to hear Jasmine Sanders deliver this important list in this clip from “The D.L. […]


LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ex-fiancee of Charlie Sheen has sued the actor claiming he didn’t disclose he was HIV positive until after they had sex several times and was physically and emotionally abusive during their relationship. Scottine Ross, a porn star who performed under the name Brett Rossi, sued the actor on Thursday for […]

December 1st is World AIDS Day and actress and longtime philanthropist Sheryl Lee Ralph is committed to getting the word out about the importance of getting tested and knowing your status. “Testing is power. Take that knowledge seriously. Testing has never been made easier. You can pick up a test at Walmart, Walgreen and Rite […]